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The Skeff

££ - £££Irish, , European
Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 173
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“chowder” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Myself and friends gathered here last night to celebrate my 30th Birthday, My husband had booked an area and finger food here for us , we where a little disappointed with ye size of the area they had giving us as it only would have...More

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AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent birthday celebrations in The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your birthday night with us and that our team were able to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was quite good, would'nt choose the chicken again but meatballs were lovely. Service was excellent, staff were very helpful and friendly in particular Ciaran.More

Thank Aisling D
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Aisling D, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. It was great to read that your time with us was overall an enjoyable one and I will make sure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a nice bar with a great atmosphere and lovely level of decor, however when I was here at 15:30 there were a lot of unsupervised children running around screaming, which went unaddressed by management.More

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AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sharkeyes77, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that your time with us was not a fully enjoyable one. We would like to wish you all the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing prawns!! AMAZING ATMOSPHERE. Fantastic pub in the heart of EYRE SQUARE. 2 minutes from the brilliant quay Street. Great beer selection. When our bill came we was pleasantly surprised as Ireland isn’t the cheapest in general (but soooo worth it) There’s nothing better than...More

Thank Luke P
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Luke P, Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. It was great to read that your time with us was so enjoyable and I will make sure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for dinner here one night and was bowled over by the inside of this building. The meals we had were good honest straightforward fare at a reasonable price nothing too fancy but nevertheless tasty. The staff were really helpful as well and couldn't...More

Thank Nick R
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Nick R, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that your time with us was so enjoyable- we are blessed with being one of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent visit to the Christmas markets I experienced a wonderful atmosphere with my friends. Caoimghin our barman was very accommodating and a gentleman and gave us a great recommendation for touring Galway! Great spot for socializing!Can’t wait for our next sesh there😁More

Thank Ruth S
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ruth S, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted that you had a really enjoyable time with us and I will make sure to pass your...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

6.95 for a west coast cooler ! And waited an hr for our breakfast this morning which never arrived ! We left in the end feeling disappointment, if they struggle with a breakfast wouldn't be in a rush back ! In there defence Galway in...More

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AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear Whicky1, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor about your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that your time with us was such a disappointing experience. Unfortunately we were not up to par during our...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Had lunch today and it was awful, food cold and asked for a coke and got a chipped glass with it and to top it off the woman serving the dinner was using a tea towel that was filthy ( it must have been the...More

Thank Kevin D
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Kevin D, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that your time with us was not an enjoyable one. When you have a moment could you contact...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We dined here on a Saturday night and despite the restaurant being extremely busy, the staff were all so friendly and efficient, specifically Laura and Michelle. We have been travelling around Europe for 3 months, eating out almost everyday and the service here stood out...More

Thank Josie T
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Josie T, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that your time with us was most enjoyable and I will make sure to pass...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Meal was delicious as was the point of Guinness . It is right by the square where this Galway Christmas market is situated. Lovely proper Irish pub .More

Thank Sandy C
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear Sandy C, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. It was great to read that both your meal and pint of Guinness were of really good quality. We are...More

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Jeff M
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
God knows our round was 33 pints of Guinness !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 173
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Description
Uniquely designed busy bar in the heart of Galway city center serving wholesome, quality food. 6 bars under the one roof including a thriving whiskey bar and cocktail bar - sit back enjoy some delicious food and drinks whilst overlooking Eyre Square. The Skeff Bar & Kitchen really is Galway's meeting place.
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